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UPDATE: Police identify victim in fatal fire

December 21, 2022

The Barbados Police Service has identified the man who died in a fire at Westmoreland, St. James early this morning.

He is Millington Donavan Drakes, 76 years, of the same address.

Communications and Public Affairs Officer of the Barbados Police Service, Acting Inspector Rodney Inniss, said “police received a report of a house on fire at our Operations Control Room about 2:06 a.m. on Wednesday 21, December 2022.

“Having responded we were informed by Fire Service personnel that there was a body inside the building,” he said in a statement released at 5:45 a.m.

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